When I think back to our month in Orkney, I think of long, blustery walks on shingle beaches, my hair whipping my face, eating fish and chips from the little van that stopped in our village on Fridays, and huge hand-dived scallops, turquoise water and stone crofts and no one… Read more of "Orkney (video edition)"
This year was split into two distinct parts. For the first six months we were in Europe – we had long stints in Prague and Warsaw, fell in love with Scotland and spent the summer at home. And then we went to South America, a continent that's surprised us in the… Read more of "2017 in pictures"
So, it's time for my quarterly 'I'm back!' post. This time I'm kicking things off with a little video from our train trip across Europe last year. It was a wonderful few weeks, looking out at mountains and rivers and rolling hills, drinking thick black coffee in Sarajevo, going… Read more of "A European train trip (video edition)"
A couple of weeks after we got home, Festivals Edinburgh invited me to go back up to Scotland for the Edinburgh Film Festival. It was a fun 3 days of screenings, events and exploring film locations around the city. Edinburgh International Film Festival The Edinburgh International Film Festival celebrated its… Read more of "The Edinburgh International Film Festival"
It's been a while. A busy couple of months of remote living in Orkney, driving and camping around the coast of Scotland, spending time at home in London, watching two of our best friends get married in the countryside, and most recently heading back up to Edinburgh for the film… Read more of "I'm back!"
It's somehow been 3 years – 1096 days – since we queued up at the check-in desk at Heathrow with a couple of bags and one way tickets to Hong Kong. We'd spent the weeks before selling everything in our flat, saying goodbye to everyone we love. Not sure if it would… Read more of "Day 1096"